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Linux Business Week: HP Starts Pushing Desktop Linux

Mar 15, 2004, 15:15 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Maureen O'Gara)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"HP has supposedly been selling MandrakeSoft Linux on the desktop for a while but it's been so quiet about it that for all intents and purposes it's been a stealth operation.

"But now that the desktop Linux hype meter is registering new highs, HP has decided to raise the decibel level.

"It says it's got two new Linux desktops for the North American SMB market. One is the first of a new basic 2000 series, the HP Compaq Business Desktop dx2000. The company figures the street price of a Celeron model will be $389 to start. The Hyper-Threaded Pentium 4 units will be pricier..."

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